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receptacle

noun [C] uk   us   /rɪˈsep.tə.kl̩/ formal
a container used for storing or putting objects in: Householders are given four separate receptacles for their rubbish.
Translations of “receptacle”
in Arabic وِعاء, حاوِية…
in Korean 그릇, 용기…
in Malaysian bekas khas…
in French récipient…
in Italian recipiente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 容器, 貯存器, 儲藏器…
in Vietnamese đồ đựng…
in Spanish receptáculo, recipiente…
in Portuguese receptáculo, recipiente…
in Thai ภาชนะที่ใส่…
in German der Behälter…
in Catalan recipient…
in Japanese 容器…
in Indonesian wadah…
in Chinese (Simplified) 容器, 贮存器, 储藏器…
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